After the September 26 Supreme Courtjudgement on Aadhaar authentication, entities like banks, telecom operators, and e-wallet services providers can no longer ask you to provide your Aadhaar information.
Additionally, there has been a considerable rise in cases of Aadhaar-related scams recently.
This is prompting people to de-link their Aadhaar.
Here's your step-by-step guide to de-link the Aadhaar from mobile number and e-wallets.
You can also delink Aadhaar from your mobile service provider
To delink Aadhaar from your mobile number, you can either get in touch with the customer care facility of your service provider or visit the nearest branch of the telecom company to request the delinking. Your Aadhaar will be delinked within 48 hours of request.